Give up trying to make me give up
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
The future ain't what it used to be.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
I am not now That which I have been.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.